It Happened in Las Vegas by Paul W. Papa
Remarkable Events that Shaped History (It Happened In Series)

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A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped Sin City, It Happened in Las Vegas describes everything from a nineteenth-century land deal that almost created two competing cities to the torrential rainstorm that flooded downtown Vegas with three inches of water.

About Paul W. Papa

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Paul W. Papa is a full-time writer who has lived in Las Vegas for nearly two decades. For more than fifteen years he worked at several casinos. As a security officer, it was he who shut and locked the doors of the Sands Hotel and Casino for the final time. He later became a hotel investigator for a major strip casino, during which time he developed a love for writing true stories about uncommon events.
Published October 1, 2009 by Globe Pequot Press. 168 pages
Genres: History. Non-fiction

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